Its always better when you have a plan!

To quote my good friend Lizzie, it’s always better when you have a plan. Admittedly the plan were were talking about at that point was to buy the Royal Yacht Britannia when it was decommissioned and use it as a venue to celebrate the millennium. Of course this plan didn’t actually work out, but that…… Continue reading Its always better when you have a plan!

Project Energise: Days 22 to 27 still (hard) going

This week has been hard work. I have been moving but not as intensely as I was in the previous week. Not as intensely as I would like really, because I know the more I do the better I feel. This much I have proven to myself over and over, and, with exercise at least…… Continue reading Project Energise: Days 22 to 27 still (hard) going

Project Energise: Day 16 – 21 this week in pictures

We all knew it would come to this 🙂 A round up post with lots of pictures, that is… I mean it happens every time I do a project like this because sometimes life gets in the way of blogging. Luckily for me, I have managed to stop it getting in the way of exercise…… Continue reading Project Energise: Day 16 – 21 this week in pictures

Project Energise: Day 11 – 13 getting back to the shed gym

So, I seem to finally be managing to find the motivation / will power to get back to the big heavy lifting workouts that have been conspicuously absent from recent weeks! Of course I enjoyed them once I got going, I knew I would I just needed to find the impetus to start. Which means…… Continue reading Project Energise: Day 11 – 13 getting back to the shed gym

Project Energise: Days 8 & 9 still moving!

Well, life is still getting in the way of the bigger workouts I really want to get back to doing, but I am not letting that stop me any more! In true PWG and Project Energise style I am still finding ways to move about in the gaps that I do have, and even that…… Continue reading Project Energise: Days 8 & 9 still moving!

Janathon 2021 day 11: progress

I think there is a chance I might be getting slightly better at this yoga thing. Not good…but better and progress is progress 🙂 I think I say the same thing about 10 days into every 30 days of yoga, it just goes to show that consistency is important! Yes I know, I’ve said that…… Continue reading Janathon 2021 day 11: progress

Slight change of plans…

Having made a huge sweeping statement about completing squatober this year, I have swiftly reconsidered! I already have a fairly heavy 5 days a week lifting programme which is designed for me to get me ready for my competitions. When I considered the reality of doing another 5 days (at least) a week heavy lifting…… Continue reading Slight change of plans…

No excuse for sitting on your begonias…

As Paddington bear once said when asked if he was resting on his laurels, “oh no, Mr Curry, I was sitting on my begonias” I do have a point, I promise… I have been on holiday for the last week, and for me at least, this is no excuse for sitting around doing nothing. I,…… Continue reading No excuse for sitting on your begonias…

Project Lockdown fitness: Day 27-33 – impatience is a virtue…

Ok, it isn’t and it is likely to lead you to do crazy things because you want to be fitter and stronger and whatnot as fast as possible! Crazy things like decide that Insanity Max 30 is a good lunchtime work out and that 5 x 5 deadlifts at 90% of max 1RM is sensible!…… Continue reading Project Lockdown fitness: Day 27-33 – impatience is a virtue…

Project 44: day 42 & 43 – Shed gym, final phase complete!

The shed gym is now complete, and it is totally brilliant! Tuesday saw the delivery of the final piece of equipment and meant we could organise it properly to be usable for everything we do! That final piece of equipment was the power rack. It was a bit of a challenge finding one what would…… Continue reading Project 44: day 42 & 43 – Shed gym, final phase complete!